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Master-of-animals standard

Period:
Iron Age III
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, probably from Luristan
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
7.48 x 2.87 in. (19 x 7.29 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.97.6
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1930, purchased from R. Y. Mottahedeh & Sons, Inc., New York.

“Art of Persia: 4000 B.C.–20th century A.D.,” The Ithaca College Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York, November 7, 1966–January 7, 1967.

Dimand, Maurice S. 1931. "Iranian Bronzes." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 26, p. 48, fig. 1.

Leed, Gretel. 1966. Art of Persia: 4000 B.C.–20th century A.D. exh. cat. Ithaca, NY: Handwerker Gallery, p. 11, no. 54.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 147, no. 232.
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